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Quilted Cushion

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17976

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Print Idea

Overview

If you enjoy quilting, take on this project and make your own quilted cushion.

Sizzix Die(s) Used

  • Sizzix Bigz Die - Half-Square Triangles, 4 1/2" Assembled Square
  • Sizzix Accessory - 8 Fabric Pieces
  • Sizzix Accessory - Paper Sculpting Kit
  • Sizzix Big Shot Machine Only (White & Gray)
  • Sizzix Big Shot Plus Machine Only (White & Gray)
  • Sizzix Big Shot Express Machine Only (White & Gray)
  • Sizzix Big Shot Foldaway Machine (White and Grey) with Free Bonus Content

Instructions

Other Supplies: White Fabric, Grey Fabric, Mint Fabric, Patterned Fabric, White Thread, Sewing Needle, Cushion Inner

  1. Die cut 12 patterned, 13 mint and 25 grey fabric triangles.
  2. With one grey and one mint triangle, sew a half inch seam down the longest side of the triangles making sure right sides are together.
  3. Iron the seam to one side.
  4. Repeat steps 2-3 another 12 times. You should have 13 grey and mint squares in total.
  5. With one grey and one patterned fabric, sew a quarter inch seam down the longest side of the triangles making sure right sides are together.
  6. Iron the seam to one side.
  7. Repeat steps 5-6 another 11 times. You should have 12 grey and patterned squares in total.
  8. Next arrange your squares into rows of 5, alternating mint and patterned fabrics.
  9. Sew the squares in their rows of 5, making sure you sew right sides together, with a quarter inch seam. Iron the seams to one side.
  10. You should now have 5 rows.
  11. With two of the rows, put right sides together and sew down the longest side with a quarter inch seam.
  12. Repeat process with the other 3 rows. Iron the seams to one side.
  13. You should now have your cushion cover.
  14. Cut out a square with the white fabric that’s the same size as your cushion cover.
  15. Pin these two pieces of fabric right sides together.
  16. Sew round three sides of the cushion in white thread with a quarter inch seam.
  17. Cut the corners. Make sure you don’t snip through the threads you’ve just sewn.
  18. Turn right way round.
  19. Iron the open edge of the cushion inwards a quarter inch.
  20. Put the cushion inner inside the cushion cover.
  21. Hand sew the open edge with white thread to finish.